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Obelisk on Railway Embankment Approximately 25 Metres East of the Whalebone Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Brooklands, London

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Latitude: 51.5697 / 51°34'10"N

Longitude: 0.1482 / 0°8'53"E

OS Eastings: 548976

OS Northings: 187830

OS Grid: TQ489878

Mapcode National: GBR RQ.S19

Mapcode Global: VHHN6.JT62

Entry Name: Obelisk on Railway Embankment Approximately 25 Metres East of the Whalebone Bridge

Listing Date: 14 September 1979

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1358533

English Heritage Legacy ID: 201600

Location: Barking and Dagenham, London, RM7

County: London

District: Barking and Dagenham

Electoral Ward/Division: Brooklands

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Havering

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Romford St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

TQ 48 NE

Obelisk on railway embankment, approximately 25 metres east of the Whalebone Bridge


Circa 1861; Coal Tax post, marking the extent of the Metropolitan Police
District, 6 ft high on a stone base with moulded capping. There is an inscription
on the face towards the railway line.

Listing NGR: TQ4897687830

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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